How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Mazda Tribute Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 2006 Mazda Tribute Key Fob

Keyless entry remote grant access to your Tribute. When the key fob battery is discharged you lose your fob’s ability to control remote opportunities. In this post, we demonstrate how to disassembly your keyless entry remote and replace a dead battery DIY. If you decide to do it at home near Tribute, use this instruction, but first make sure you have all you need.

What is the battery keyless entry remote use

Changing battery in key fob require flat head screwdriver and 1 CR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your fob’s batteries.
  • 1xCR2032 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Simple steps to replace the battery in your car's keyless entry remote

A coin cell battery installed in the your remote key fob. Move the key out of the way if it is in the keyless entry remote.

Delicately try to disassemble your fob with hands or flat head screwdriver. Change 1xCR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in fob’s body. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you put battery wrong way.

Before assembling keyless entry fob's case, verify that all functions works by testing buttons on key fob.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your case two halves together and assemble it in place by hands from top to bottom. If your key case tightly closed, we done. If not, repeat the last step.

Key Fob Battery Replacement 2006 Mazda Tribute Video

How To Replace Mazda Tribute Key Fob Battery 2001 2006

Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Mazda Tribute use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $4-6 build upon the type, size packaging and brand you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to be sure.

Usually, after key battery replace, reprogramming not required. Remote key fob reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your key fob battery is easy to do in 2006 Mazda Tribute. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

The price to change the battery in remote key fob can run anywhere from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make and the service station.

You should change batteries inside remote key fob of Mazda Tribute at least every three or four years. lifespan of battery differ on their amount of use, operating conditions and quality. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These symptoms will alert you that it's possible time to change battery in your 2006 Mazda Tribute: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, you didn't change battery more than 4 years, signal strength reduced and low key battery indicator on dashboard.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: CWTWB1U331
  2. Models: 2001-2011 Mazda Tribute